NOVEMBER 15 2021
This is a recipe for disaster. Reaching out for help will greatly benefit both the caregiver and their loved one with dementia. You do not have to do it alone caregivers!
AUGUST 6 2021
"𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗦𝗲𝗹𝗳-𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗩𝗶𝘁𝗮𝗹."
Being a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia is challenging and demanding. Self-care includes a healthy diet, exercise, ample sleep, leisure time, and lots of support.
JUNE 8 2021
"𝗜 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗚𝗼 𝗛𝗼𝗺𝗲."
It is common to hear our loved ones with dementia say, "I want to go home." Whether they are living with us, at a long-term care facility, or even in their own homes
MARCH 23 2021
𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗡𝗲𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗱?
During my interactions with caregivers over the years, I have consistently witnessed their struggle with determining when their loved one needs more skilled services. Following is a list of some signs that professional help is needed
JANUARY 28 2021
A proper approach is important in promoting positive interactions with our loved ones. When approaching a person with dementia, it is important to remember that they may be unaware of your intentions. They may show signs of fear, anger, or anxiety. These tips will help you to prepare just the right approach to decrease any of these emotionsREAD MORE
DECEMBER 10 2020
Self-care truly is VITAL and is an effective way to reduce stress, improve the well-being of both yourselves and your loved ones, and to help you find some moments of joy during these challenging circumstancesRead More
NOVEMBER 25 2020
The holidays are stressful and often depressing for many of us. Now, imagine navigating this whirlwind of activity and flurry of emotions when you are living with Alzheimer’s Disease! Here are some tips to promote happy holidays.Read More
NOVEMBER 13 2020
Person-centered care is based on the belief that every single individual with dementia has the right to dignity, respect, happiness, and quality of life. This is true regardless of their dementia diagnosis or what stage of the disease they are in.Read More
OCTOBER 30 2020
The changing of clocks does a number on our circadian rhythm, also known as our internal body clock. This confusion is exacerbated by individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD).Read More